"You Just Need to Lose Weight," by Aubrey Gordon

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Fans of Maintenance Phase, rejoice! In this accessible and digestible essay collection, Aubrey Gordon deploys meticulous research and eloquent prose to bust 20 myths about fatness. Her in-depth analysis, well-organized chapters, and the accompanying reflection questions combine for an invaluable foundation in unlearning anti-fat bias. This is a must-read for those looking to rethink their understanding of health and “body positivity."


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ISBN: 9780807006474
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Published: Beacon Press - January 10th, 2023

The View was Exhausting, by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta

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Hollywood actress Whitman (“Win”) Tagore and millionaire playboy Leo Milanowski have an on-again, off-again romance that has kept fans on their toes for nearly a decade.  But as with any good love story, there’s a catch: their entire relationship is fake. Whenever Win’s public image is in jeopardy, Leo is called in to quell the rumors and get her reputation back on track. In one whirlwind night on the French Riviera, though, a secret from Leo’s past surfaces to derail the supposed star-crossed love story for good…             
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ISBN: 9781538734919
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 17th, 2022

Patricia Wants to Cuddle, by Samantha Allen

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When the cast and crew of The Catch, a Bachelor-style reality show, arrive on Otters Island to shoot the season’s final episodes, none of them expect much from the Pacific Northwest town. But Otters -- and its majestic landscape -- holds many secrets. As the contestants and producers argue and flirt their way to the end of filming, they are faced not only with on-screen drama, but the mysterious forces lingering off-camera. In this odd, hilarious, and thrilling novel, Samantha Allen has created the queer-horror-comedy-social media critique you never knew you needed.  

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ISBN: 9781638930044
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Published: Zando - June 28th, 2022